Biographies

Moshe Zacuto - Biography

See Edwin Seroussi's article (in Hebrew): The Musical World of Moses Zacuto in Light of his Sacred Poetry.

Seroussi's article can also be found here through JSTOR. 

 

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Elias Zaludkowski - Biography

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Emanuel Zamir - Biography

Emanuel Zamir was a unique figure in the field of Hebrew Folksong (Zemer Ivri). He was born in Petakh Tikva, to parents who were among the founders of the colony. At an early age, he was influenced by the songs of composer Matitiyahu Shelem of Kibbutz Ramat-Yochanan.

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Mordekhai Zeira - Biography

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Eliakum Zunser - Publications

Eliakum Zunser - Biography

Eastern European poet and singer. He is known for his songs that preached nationalism and Zionism, and as a badhan he became a legendary figure. The name Zunser was probably derived from Zunse (a small village near Vilna, Lithuania), where his ancestors lived prior to moving to Vilna, where he was born.

In his early youth he attended the "Heder" and sang with cantor Joel Ihumener in Bobruisk.

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Zalman Zylbercweig - Publications

Zalman Zylbercweig - Biography

Zalman Zylbercweig was born in a small town outside of Lodz, Poland. His father was Tsvi-Hirsh Zylbercweig, a Hebrew and Yiddish writer. As a young boy, Zalman moved to Lodz with his family, where he enrolled in a modern religious Jewish school. Zylbercweig continued his secondary education at the Lida Yeshiva of Rabbi Isaac Jacob Reines. 

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